Choir to mark 50th anniversary

Arts and entertainment events from Summerland and the South Okanagan.

The Naramata Community Choir are celebrating their 50th Season Anniversary and have a concert on Saturday, Nov. 26 at 7:30 p.m. at Penticton United Church, with Kallisto, Vancouver’s premiere A Capella Women’s Trio. Tickets are available through Penticton United Church.

Festival of Lights

Friday, Nov. 25 is the 24th annual Festival of Lights and the opening night of Seasons Sparkles at the Summerland Art Centre. There will be a Children’s Activity Table on Light up night and an Imagination Station from 110 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Nov. 26.

There will be paintings, fibre art, pottery, gift cards and more.

Seasons Sparkles continues daily from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. until Dec. 4.

Artisan Market

There will be a one of a kind Artisan Market Saturday, Nov. 26 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Summerland Waterfront Resort, 13011 Lakeshore Dr. S. Free admission and parking.

Find unique gifts from more than 30 talented Okanagan artisans. Meet the authors Ricardo Scebba from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Judie Steeves from 12:30 to 2 p.m. and Terry David Mulligan from 2 to 3:30 p.m.

Delicious recipe demos plus complimentary wine tastings provided by the wineries of Summerland.

Art show

The Summerland Pleasure Painters are holding an Art Show and Sale, featuring watercolours, acrylics, oils, pastels and pencil drawings and art cards, at 10122 Main St. as part of the Festival of Lights celebrations.  Friday November 25 10am-9pm and Saturday, Nov. 26 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Film Club

The Summerland Film Club presents Enron — The Smartest Guys in the Room on Wednesday, November 30 at 7:30pm at the Summerland Legion.

For more details see: www.summerlandfilms.ca.

Musical event

The Okanagan Festival Singers present a Sing Along Messiah on Saturday, Dec. 3 at 7:30 p.m. at First Lutheran Church, 4091 Lakeshore Rd. in Kelowna.

Phone 250-762-4525.

Visit ofsingers.com.

Christmas films

Dec. 2 at 7 p.m. in the IOOF watch the original How the Grinch Stole Christmas followed by The Polar Express.

People are encouraged to bring their blankets and pillows so that they can be comfortable and enjoy the shows.

Popcorn, pop and water will be on sale.

Christmas concert

Festival of Music and Lights at St George’s Anglican Church, 3690 Brown Rd. (at Main Street) in West Kelowna featuring local area choirs and musicians. Proceeds to the Westside Community Food Bank. The concert will be held Friday, Dec. 2 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 4 at 2 p.m.

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If you know of an event you feel should be included in the Arts Palette or on the Arts Council’s online calendar, please email: dfinnis@telus.net or call: 250-494-4994. www.summerlandarts.com and http://twitter.com/artspalette

David Finnis is a member of the Summerland Community Arts Council.

 

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